Telangana Politics: BJP Tried To Buy Four TRS MLAs, Claims Telangana Police Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Police on Wednesday claimed that they have nabbed three people linked to the BJP when they were trying to bribe four prominent TRS MLAs to join the saffron party. TRS sources claimed that the four MLAs were offered Rs 100 crore each, apart from contracts running into crores. The BJP, however, has maintained that it has nothing to do with the alleged poaching attempt. The allegations were leveled even though the campaign for the Munugode by-election in Nalgonda was at its peak. TRS sources claimed that the BJP was trying to engineer the defections so that four MLAs would join them on October 31, when the party’s national president JP Nadda reached Telangana to campaign in Munugode. The four TRS MLAs who were allegedly targeted are Guvwala Balraj from Achampet, Rohit Reddy from Tandur, Harshvardhan Reddy from Kollapur and Rega Kantha Rao, MLA from Pinapaka. Though Cyberabad police officials did not show any cash seizure, sources said that they found a car on the spot containing a large amount of cash. Cyberabad Police Commissioner Stephen Ravindra told reporters that the TRS MLAs themselves had alerted the police about the alleged attempt to bribe the police, following which the police raided Rohit Reddy’s farmhouse and found four MLAs and alleged BJP associates in discussions. had got. However, it was not clear what sections of the law were invoked against the accused. “The MLAs were offered cash, contracts and posts,” claimed Ravindra. “After the MLAs informed us, the police raided and we found three persons there. They are Ram Chandra Bharti alias Satish Sharma, who is attached to a temple in Faridabad and lives in Delhi, Nand Kumar of Hyderabad. and D Simhayaji from Tirupati.” The four MLAs left the farmhouse after the raid and reached Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and the camp office. TRS Chennur MLA Balka Suman said, “In Telangana, due to BJP’s inability to win the goodwill of the people, it is trying to woo TRS MLAs. Since TRS is going to win Munugode with a huge majority, the BJP is in splits. Trying conspiracies, including trying to buy. Our MLAs.” The BJP hit back saying that it was a made-up story. The BJP reacted sharply to allegations that its leaders tried to grab the TRS MLAs. Former MLC Ramachander Rao said in a video statement: “The BJP has nothing to do with the alleged poaching of MLAs by some persons at a farmhouse from where Rs 15 crore was seized from a car. It is disgusting that TRS has created such a political drama. We don’t even need to buy MLAs. In fact, the TRS is preying on those who have joined the BJP. BJP national general secretary DK Aruna alleged that the entire episode was read like a made-up film script.